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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Thursday, October 2
    Jack Kelly Book Signing
    Author of newly-published Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence. Refreshments. Free. Phone: 845-758-1920. Email: redhookhistory@gmail.com. Url: http://redhookhistory.com.

  • Thursday, October 2
    Pot Luck Dinner
    Free Supper and Introduction to the Grange. Bring a dish to share and/or a canned good for the food pantry Contact: Cynthia Baer 845-489-1099 Phone: 845-489-1099. Email: CSProductions@aol.com.

  • Thursday, October 2
    Jack Kelly Book Signing
    Jack Kelly and period Revolutionary War re-enactors will bring to life stories in Kelly's book, Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America’s Independence. Refreshments; open to public at 7pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Friday, October 3
    Board Games for Adults
    Free and open to all adults! Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, October 3
    Bruce Chilton Talk
    "Futures of Christianity and the Role of Rabbi Jesus." Sponsored by Inst. of Adv. Theology at Bard. 12:30pm. Phone: 845-758-7512. Email: edavis@bard.edu.

  • Friday, October 3
    Neil Gaiman & Audrey Niffenegger
    Best-selling author and artist discuss time travel, Doctor Who, graveyards, taxidermy, graphic novels, long-distance romance. 7:30pm. $25/$5. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, October 3 - Sunday, October 5
    Equivocation
    England’s dirtiest politician tries to hire Shakespeare as his spin doctor: Rhinebeck Theatre Society production of this hip play by Bill Cain, in which six actors create a cast of 29. Pay what you will. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Saturday, October 4
    WWI & the End of the Gilded Age
    Ninety-minute tour to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I in 1914. Starts at 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Saturday, October 4
    Centennial Celebration
    To honor the life and legacy of Deborah Dows, founder of Southlands, on her 100th birthday. Cocktails, dinner, live music/dancing, luminaries, and silent auction. Celebrate the rich history of Southlands. Contact Sophia Donohue for tickets. Phone: 845-876-4862. Email: info@southlands.org. Url: http://www.southlands.org.

  • Saturday, October 4
    Vanderbilt Plant Sale
    Annuals, perennials, herbs, vines, etc. Benefit sale in parking lot of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. 9am–4pm rain or shine. Phone: 845-229-6432. Email: info@vanderbiltgarden.org. Url: http://vanderbiltgarden.org.

  • Saturday, October 4
    Anderson Center Birthday Party
    Anderson Center for Autism invites the community to attend our 90th Birthday Party. 4–7pm. Phone: 845-889-9208. Email: kellydooley@ACenterForAutism.org. Url: http://andersoncenterforautism.org.

  • Saturday, October 4
    Tivoli Street Painting Festival
    14th annual free day-long street festival for artists of all ages. An 8' x 8' space on Broadway and chalk/pastels provided. Food, music, variety show & more. Registration required. Squares distributed on a first-come basis. 9am–5pm. Phone: 845-757-2393. Email: sezrati@hvc.rr.com. Url: http://tivoliny.org.

  • Sunday, October 5
    Downton Abbey Deluxe Tour
    Tour the mansion w/costumed guides & learn about the intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century (though not Ruth & Ogden Mills). Advance registration req. $15/$13. At 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Sunday, October 5
    Conservatory Sunday
    Bard Conservatory students perform works by Kaija Saariaho, Julia Wolfe, Pauline Oliveros, Jennifer Higdon, Tania Leon, and Iva Bittova. Special appearance by soprano Dawn Upshaw. 3pm/ $20/$15. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Sunday, October 5
    Artist Reception
    Intergrating Shapes and Shadows; black and white photos by Yoram Gelman. 1pm–3pm. Phone: 845-876-0543. Email: suehartshorn@frontiernet.net. Url: http://montgomeryrow.com.

  • Wednesday, October 8
    Autumn Songfest
    Singers from the Bard Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts program. 8pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Thursday, October 9 - Friday, October 10
    Hannah Arendt Conference
    "The Unmaking of Americans: Are There Still American Values Worth Fighting For?" 7th Annual Conference, 10am– 6pm. Lawrence Lessig keynote on Fri at 3:15pm. $20 for both days. Phone: 845-758-7878. Email: arendt@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/hannaharendtcenter.

  • Thursday, October 9 - Sunday, October 12
    Equivocation
    England’s dirtiest politician tries to hire Shakespeare as his spin doctor: Rhinebeck Theatre Society production of this hip play by Bill Cain, in which six actors create a cast of 29. Pay what you will. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Thursday, October 9
    Talk on Eleanor Roosevelt
    Education Specialist Jeffrey Urbin from the F.D. R. Presidential Library and Museum will recount fascinating details of Eleanor's childhood and background and her relationship to Tivoli. At 7pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Thursday, October 9
    Book Talk and Signing
    Acclaimed Spanish journalist and radio personality Guillermo Fesser to speak and sign copies of his book One Hundred Miles from Manhattan. At 6pm; free and open to public. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

Beadzo offers an inspired, eclectic collection of ethnic, vintage and collectible beads, including select Tibetan, African, Asian and contemporary beads. There is also a unique selection of folk art, jewelry, masks, textiles, scarves and gifts. Class with Carol Cypher every other Thursday eve; mother-daughter Saturday workshops. Parties both in shop and at your home.

60 Broadway, Tivoli
845-757-5306

On display in the gallery from 9/15 to 10/12: oil paintings by Kevin Conlkin & photography by Graeme Leaf. Reception on 9/20 from 5–7pm. From 10/17 to 11/16: Harvest of Light; open house on 10/18 from 5–7pm. From 11/21 to 1/31/15: 2014 Holiday Art Show; opening reception from 5–7pm on 11/29. Rhinebeck Arts Walk on 11/15.

The Rhinebeck Courtyard 43 E. Market St., Suite 2, Rhinebeck
845-516-4435

Dealer space available at the Emporium. $2.50sq/ft.

Rt 9, Red Hook
845-758-0202

Save money on taxes. Reduce property maintenance costs. Create an agricultural assessment. Eliminate expensive brush hogging. Convert your woodlands and overgrown pastures into hay production or other agricultural uses. We will perform all phases of land preparation, including drainage, excavation, fencing, planting, as well as cutting at no expense to landowner. Please call for free property consultation and estimates.

129 Yantz Rd., Red Hook
845-532-2152

I am a psychotherapist who works with adults, college age students and adolescents. If a teen won't come I can work with parents. I've considerable experience with drug problems, depression, anxiety, divorce, eating disordered behaviors and sexual abuse. Published author of well received books on parenting. Call or write for a consultation.

845-876-8808

Watercolor classes with Betsy Jacaruso for beginning and advanced painters. Four 3-hour classes on Mon, Wed & Sat, in a relaxed group setting w/focus on basic watercolor techniques while developing and cultivating a personal style. Classes in drawing and pastels also offered w/Keith Gunderson. See also under "Galleries & Studios" and in the calendar under "Classes & Workshops."

The Rhinebeck Courtyard 43 E. Market St., Suite 2, Rhinebeck
845-516-4435

Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor—Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.

30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-1157

NEW PAINTING CLASSES: ADULTS (FRI 7–9PM) & TEENS (SAT 3:30–5:30PM). Offered: cartooning, illustration, clay, mosaic, printmaking, silk painting, Japanese arts & more. ART Parties, perfect for birthday, any occasion or celebration. Year-round after-school sessions, weekend workshops, etc. Come to enjoy some artistic expression!

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth St., Red Hook
845-758-9719

Life change from the inside out: loving support and guidance during transitions; healing for issues around food and body image; self-empowerment, intuitive readings. Trained with the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.

Rhinebeck
845-876-0449

Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.

30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-1157

Our company has ranked 8th in dollar sales for the last two years in a row out of 150 companies belonging to the Mid Hudson Multiple Listing Service. Our offices, located in Millbrook and Rhinebeck, specialize in country and village properties in Dutchess and Columbia Counties.

51-3 East Market St, Rhinebeck
845-876-6676

Thinking of a modular home? Let us handle the headaches from start to finish. Quality work.

Germantown
518-537-4521 or 518-965-1922

See main listing in General section under "Art Supplies."

Rhinebeck: 56 E. Market St., 845-876-4922, fax 845-876-3801 New Paltz: 188 Main St., 845-255-5533

Specializing in non-chemical treatment of water and bacterial elimination. Drinking water and municipal treatment available. Commercial and residential treatment available. Rentals and financing plans offered. The standard of excellence in water treatment since 1973.

1888 Rt. 9W, PO Box 239, Lake Katrine
845-876-4489 or 845-336-4353

Family owned & operated serving the Hudson Valley since 1973. We provide quality service & installations to homeowners, contractors, architects & commercial businesses. Let the "only real door company in the valley" exceed your expectations. Full showroom & parts counter. Like us on Facebook!

40 Arlington Ave, Poughkeepsie
845-471-1130

AboutTown Ulster: PO Box 474, New Paltz, NY 12561, 845-691-2089  EMAIL US
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